Data science has been a highly desired field by both job-applicants and hiring managers. Data science was ranked as the most promising career of the year in 2019 by LinkedIn, based on a 56% increase in job openings and salary projections from 2018.
According to Wikipedia, a Quant or Quantitative analyst in the financial world is a person who specializes in the application of mathematical and statistical methods – such as numerical or quantitative techniques – to financial and risk management problems.
A Backtest is not in and of itself a development tool, the goal is not to see how great of an equity curve you can make. A GOOD backtest should refer to how accurately it reflects real time trading, not how ‘good’ the system looks.
Over the past few years, there has been a lot of buzz in the media about Data Science, Big Data, Machine Learning, Deep Learning etc. Taking decisions based on Data is not only an inherent sense but a strong commercial sense too. While every organisation is trying to transform itself into a data-driven organisation, many are struggling to implement it due to lack of understanding and lack of skilled professionals.
Can you guess the sexiest job of this Century? As per the Harvard Business Review report, it is Data Scientist. Although, from a technical point of view, Data Scientists are a few ladders above Data Analysts but becoming a Data Scientist from a Data Analyst is a lot easier.
The key to Zomato’s success can be accredited to its philosophy of being one with its target customer when it comes to hunger pangs and food concerns. Zomato's digital strategy is all about convergence and confluence of various approaches, each directed to one particular marketing channel.